• June 29, 2022

Tags : battle of i-10

Miners to open 2021 Season at NM State in “Battle

Miner Football will open the 2021 campaign on the road with the 98th installment of the “Battle of I-10” at NM State on Saturday, Aug. 28 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  “There’s a lot of excitement in this game,” UTEP head coach Dana Dimel said. “How could you not be excited about this game? This […]Read More

UTEP, NMSU Set for Round Two in The of Battle

In their 217th meeting and second this season, rivals UTEP and NM State will tangle tonight at 7 p.m. in the Don Haskins Center as the FirstLight Federal Credit Union Battle of I-10 resumes. “It’s a significant rivalry based on proximity. You can throw the records out and you’re going to get each other’s best […]Read More

Miners Set to Battle Aggies Friday Night in Las Cruces

UTEP Head Coach Rodney Terry, along with his revamped roster will experience their first Battle of I-10 on Friday (Nov. 9) as UTEP will face NM State for the first time this season. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. in the Pan American Center. “It’s obviously a great rivalry, one that we have tremendous respect […]Read More

H-P Sports In Depth: UTEP vs NMSU

UTEP takes on NM State in the rematch of the Battle of I-10 on Friday in Las Cruces. The Aggies won the first meeting between the teams 79-68, on December 13 in El Paso. UTEP (2-9)  and NM State (12-2) are meeting after Christmas for only the second time in 15 years.  The first was […]Read More

Gallery+Story: Aggies Speed by Miners 79-68, Take Round One of

Ian Baker scored five of his game-high 20 points during an 11-0 run midway through the first half, leading NM State to a 79-68 victory at UTEP on Tuesday. The Aggies (9-2) won their seventh straight game and handed the Miners (2-6) their fifth consecutive defeat. “They were better than us tonight,” UTEP coach Tim […]Read More

H-P Sports In Depth: Miners Bring Confidence into Round One

Despite dropping a tough 78-77 decision at New Mexico last week, the UTEP men’s basketball team gained some confidence that it hopes will translate into a winning performance against I-10 rival NM State on Tuesday in the Haskins Center. The Miners (2-5) and the Aggies (8-2) will lace ‘em up for the first time in […]Read More

Softball Battle of I-10 Set for Tuesday: UTEP vs NMSU

After coming off another Conference USA series win, the UTEP softball team will host I-10 rival NM State on Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. The contest is an Orange Out – fans that wear orange will get in free. The Miners (19-24) and Aggies (28-19) will play a single game, as it will be the […]Read More

Aggies sweep Miners in 20-point win at the Don

On a night that would see one team win their first game in the past four attempts; the rivalry that is the Battle of I-10 added another page to the chapter, one UTEP would prefer to forget, falling to NM State 73 to 53 at the Don Haskins Center. The Aggies jumped to 14-0 lead […]Read More

Battle of I-10 Part 1: Aggies beat Miners 73-59

Pascal Siakam collected 24 points and 23 rebounds, and NM State built a big lead early in the first half en route to a 73-59 win over UTEP on Wednesday at the Pan American Center. The Aggies (5-2) scored the game’s first 10 points and led 20-4 seven minutes into the game.  The Miners cut […]Read More